ProValue provides the Disclose It! fraud and ethics reporting hotline service (the “Service”) to certain subscribers (“Subscriber”) for a fee to provide a system to encourage the Subscriber’s employees, member-owners, customers, board members, and others to submit confidential reports of potential incidents of fraud, harassment, discrimination, financial defalcation, safety issues, and other ethical issues and concerns.
This is Not a 911 or Emergency Service. The Service provided by ProValue is not and is not intended to serve as an emergency hotline, suicide hotline, “911 service,” or as a substitute for contacting any other emergency service providers. In the event of an emergency or to report immediate threats to life or property, users should call 911 or local emergency services. The Service is not a governmental agency and reporting information to ProValue is not a substitute for reporting criminal activity to appropriate law enforcement personnel or other local, state, or federal regulatory agencies.
Reporting of Information/Anonymity. All information you report to us may be communicated to the Subscriber. However, unless you identify yourself, all reports received by ProValue are anonymous. If you desire to remain anonymous, you should not provide any personal identifiable information to ProValue or in your reports using the Service. Reports provided through the web portal will include all information submitted by the reporting party including any personal identifiable information.
Limitations of the Service. ProValue and its employees are not agents or employees of, or in a partnership or joint venture with, Subscriber. The purpose of the Service is to provide Subscriber with a mechanism to encourage and receive the reporting of information to Subscriber. ProValue assumes no responsibility to act on your behalf in any capacity or to act as your agent. ProValue’s sole responsibility is to the Subscriber for the purpose of receiving your report and delivering the information reported to the Subscriber’s Designated Reporting Agent. The Subscriber is solely responsible for determining whether and to what extent action should be taken (including, without limitation, reviewing, investigating, responding, further reporting, addressing incidents or information reported, and/or complying the federal, state, and local laws) in response to any information reported by ProValue to Subscriber’s Designated Reporting Agent.
Release of Liability. Each reporting party or user of this Service for himself/herself and his/her heirs and successors release ProValue and its members, managers, officers, directors, employees, successors, predecessors, affiliates, agents, and assigns from any and all liability, claims, actions, causes of action, and damages which relate in any way to the action or inaction of ProValue or the Subscriber in connection with any report of information using the Service or the failure of ProValue or Subscriber to respond to any reported information. ProValue will not be liable for any loss or injury caused, in whole or in party, by: (1) its action, omission, or negligence in procuring, compiling, or relaying information; (2) any error, omission, or inaccuracy in the information collected or reported to Subscriber regardless of the reason for the error, omission or inaccuracy; (3) any delay or interruption in delivery of information; or (4) any action or inaction or decision of the Subscriber taken or not taken in reliance upon the information provided to Subscriber. Under no circumstances shall ProValue be liable of any losses or damages whatsoever, including punitive damages, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise from the use of this Service or in reliance on the information received from the reporting parties.
Use of the Service. All reporting parties and users of this Service acknowledge that the purpose of this Service is to facilitate the good faith reporting of potential incidents of fraud, harassment, discrimination, financial defalcation, safety, and other ethical issues and concerns. The intentional misreporting of any information is strictly prohibited, and the intentional misuse of this Service may result in criminal prosecution and/or civil liability.